A well-crafted, sensitive, reflective and constructive book. It is highly recommended.' --Development Policy Review ' A comprehensive overview of the history of development and anthropology's relationship to it, including a discussion of applied anthropology - a branch often ignored by anthropologists working within academe.' --Journal of Peace Research
About the Author
Katy Gardner is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and is the author of several books including Global Migrants, Local Lives: Travel and Transformation in Rural Bangladesh (1995) and, with David Lewis, Anthropology, Development and the Post-modern Challenge (Pluto, 1996).
David Lewis is Professor of Social Policy and Development in the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics. He is the author of Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society (2012) and co-editor of The Aid Effect (Pluto, 2005).